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Overnight French Toast

OVERNIGHT FRENCH TOAST This recipe is one that has been a classic in our kitchen for many years.  It came from my sister-in-law Marcia many years ago.  Believe me once you start eating it you cannot stop. Recently, I made this for a group of women at a retreat.  It was a big hit!  Whether… Read More Overnight French Toast

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Beef

Kimmy’s Meatloaf

MEATLOAF… What more do I need to say… COMFORT FOOD… Imagine some warm steaming mashed potatoes and crunchy green beans….YUMMMMMM This recipe is a favorite in our family.  It was one of my first posts for this blog back quite a few months ago.  Today we are posting it in the recipe form and with… Read More Kimmy’s Meatloaf

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Dessert

Sweet Ricotta Dumplings

SWEET RICOTTA DUMPLINGS It’s a Rainy Day… It’s a rainy damp early summer day here…maybe a good day to spend in the kitchen experimenting with some recipes. Now many of you may say “that’s the last thing I would do on a rainy day”. But some of you may love the thought of filling the… Read More Sweet Ricotta Dumplings

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Apple Skillet Dessert

Roger’s Apple Skillet Dessert If you are having some company over this weekend and thinking about what you might like to make, try this! Don’t be intimidated by the amount of steps here, there are a few, but they are not in any way complicated. Put on some music, pour yourself a glass of wine… Read More Apple Skillet Dessert

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Beef

Stuffed Meatloaf

WHAT’S FOR DINNER… TWISTED MEATLOAF This is the question we ask ourselves ALL the time…some days its a “no-brainer” other days it is such a struggle to decide what to do. We have talked about this before, busy schedules, family in so many directions, each night seems to bring a different scenario calling for a… Read More Stuffed Meatloaf

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Dessert

Blueberry Lemon Steamed Pudding

The Start of a Recipe This week I was able to tag along with Roger on a work trip he had to make to Virginia.  It was a quick trip, we went on Tuesday and came back Wednesday.  But it was such a nice to just have some time together. Many times when we are… Read More Blueberry Lemon Steamed Pudding

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Side Dishes

Eggplant Parmesan

NOSTALGIA… Eggplant Parmesan, makes me feel nostalgic.  This is definitely a dish that brings me back to my childhood (my mom’s Eggplant Parm), to early days of marriage to fun times at Malabar Farm when we would have our annual Pig Roasts and this was always on the menu. Our Girls… As I was thinking… Read More Eggplant Parmesan

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Pasta

Cavatelli

PASTA As with so many of our recipes I am re-posting this in the “recipe” format for you.  If you haven’t tried these yet maybe now is the time!! Today we are making cavatelli’s. These are small pasta shells that have been referred to as “miniature hot dog buns” (Wikipedia definition). The word cavatelli means… Read More Cavatelli

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Chicken

Chicken with Brie and Tomatoes

The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating…John Walters Many years ago we used to make a bow tie pasta with this sauce and thought a variation of it would be great over chicken…so here it is. Chicken with Brie and Tomatoes is a quick and easy dish to throw together… Read More Chicken with Brie and Tomatoes

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Breakfast

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

From “Bell bottoms to Tattoos”… when you choose to take stupid stands on things…bake a cake to make all things better…. For this post I need to roll back the clock quite a few years, maybe 17 or so.  Our oldest was 7 or 8 and  begging for a pair of the then in style… Read More Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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